Examining Long-Term Care in America: The Impact of the Coronavirus in Nursing Homes

Date: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - 2:00pm
Location: 
2154 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515

On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. ET, the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis will hold a hybrid hearing on the impact of the coronavirus in our nation’s nursing homes. Witnesses will include nursing home experts, an advocate, and a frontline worker who will testify to the challenges that the coronavirus pandemic has posed to nursing home residents and staff and what measures can be adopted to ensure nursing homes are better equipped to protect residents and staff in the future. Experts at the hearing will weigh the consequences of the coronavirus crisis and structural problems in nursing homes, as well as possible solutions to address them so that residents and staff can be better protected from the coronavirus and other public health risks.

Witnesses

Mr. Daniel Arbeeny
Son of Nursing Home Resident

Dr. Alice Bonner
Senior Advisor for Aging, Chair, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Moving Forward Nursing Home Quality Coalition

Dr. David Grabowski
Professor of Health Care Policy, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School

Ms. Adelina Ramos
Certified Nursing Assistant, Greenville, Rhode Island

Dr. Jasmine Travers MHS, RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing, New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing

117th Congress